Ford's first electric vehicle deliveries began on December 7th in the United States and in England for tests within the framework of the LEAD test program which identified companies likely to operate a fleet change for electic vehicles. Azure Dynamics considers that, after, they will the best advocates of the product.
Phase 1 LEAD project: vehicles delivered in time
The LEAD program represents a total of 150 vehicles
Clearly targeted to fleets, the project instigated the curiosity of diverse sectors such as energy producers, but also delivery and postal services companies, as well as private companies and governmental organizations which will test the first units of the electric Transit Connect from 2010.
Phase 2: take orders for deliveries from April, 2011 in Europe
Other Ford's electric models are the electric Focus planned for 2011 (2012 in Europe) followed by a plug-in hybrid and two new generation hybrids in 2012.